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Attractions
Mansions
Tips: More than 2 mansions will most likely become boring. Keep in mind they do not let strollers inside.
The Breakers
Chateau-sur-Mer
The Elms
Marble House
Rosecliff
Green Animals (has a large garden with topiary - bushes formed into different shapes)
Kingscote
Hunter House
Isaac Bell House
Chepstow

Other
Cliff Walk
Thames Glass
Ocean Drive
Thames Street
Harbor cruise
Scooter / Coupe rental
Fort Adams
Touro Synagogue and Visitors Center

Hotels
Newport
Hyatt Regency Now called Gurney's
Hotel Viking
Middletown, RI (several minutes away)
Hampton Inn

Minyanim
Touro Synagogue - They usually only have minyanim during the week in the summer; check the website for times.
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Author Topic: Rhode Island Master Thread  (Read 67731 times)

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Re: Going to Newport RI
« Reply #40 on: July 23, 2014, 09:43:37 AM »
Rent a scooter when you're there! Not worth driving a car and they're fun!

Excellent idea!
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #41 on: August 01, 2014, 03:55:37 PM »
what is a nice hotel to stay at for 2 nights , 1 room in newport near the shul and mansions
i have 40k amex
willing to pay up to 200 a night if need be or buy points or certificates

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #42 on: August 01, 2014, 04:46:03 PM »
There is a minyan in Touro synagogue (Newport) nowadays. Was just there last week. Make sure you get there on time, as its very quick.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #43 on: August 03, 2014, 04:25:38 PM »
what is a nice hotel to stay at for 2 nights , 1 room in newport near the shul and mansions
i have 40k amex
willing to pay up to 200 a night if need be or buy points or certificates
Hyatt Regency
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #44 on: August 03, 2014, 08:21:09 PM »
the hyatt there is fully booked and its 499 a night

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #45 on: August 03, 2014, 10:50:55 PM »
what is a nice hotel to stay at for 2 nights , 1 room in newport near the shul and mansions
i have 40k amex
willing to pay up to 200 a night if need be or buy points or certificates

The Hampton Inn in Middleton, Rhode Island is nice and not far- 7 min drive.
http://www.newporthamptoninn.com/

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #46 on: August 06, 2014, 08:43:50 PM »
The Hampton Inn in Middleton, Rhode Island is nice and not far- 7 min drive.
http://www.newporthamptoninn.com/
Anything better then a 3 star hotel?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: August 06, 2014, 08:57:41 PM »
Anything better then a 3 star hotel?

Not for under 200

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: August 06, 2014, 11:15:01 PM »

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: August 08, 2014, 09:37:29 AM »
Was anyone in Newport RI this summer? how was the trip? is there minyunim in touro this season? any updates on the hyatt? I plan to go there for labor day weekend, was just wondering if antything changed this year Tnx

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: August 11, 2014, 08:53:38 AM »
No one likes RI?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: August 11, 2014, 11:04:55 AM »

Was anyone in Newport RI this summer? how was the trip? is there minyunim in touro this season? any updates on the hyatt? I plan to go there for labor day weekend, was just wondering if antything changed this year Tnx
I was in Newport last summer and had a great time. It's a nice spot for a short (2 days) vacation. You should definitely rent those scooters. There are also many water activities to do there  and don't miss the sunset cruises. If your into spas, Newport has some great ones. I didn't stay at the Hyatt or daven at Turo so no comment on either of those.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: August 11, 2014, 11:41:14 AM »
Hey there were can i stay near newport at decent price? Anything else i should know before i leave? Any must do"s? Is it terrible to go with 3 kids?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: August 11, 2014, 12:02:21 PM »
Hey there were can i stay near newport at decent price? Anything else i should know before i leave? Any must do"s? Is it terrible to go with 3 kids?
I'm staying at the Travelodge in Middletown.
$221 for 2 nights.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #54 on: August 11, 2014, 12:43:31 PM »

Hey there were can i stay near newport at decent price? Anything else i should know before i leave? Any must do"s? Is it terrible to go with 3 kids?
3 kids are definitely going to limit your options but there is still what to do. Instead of renting the moped scooters you can get these mini coup scooters (we actually got those bc my wife was expecting and they wouldn't let her on the mopeds) they are pretty cool too. You can also check out the mansions but kids will probably bore easily there.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #55 on: August 11, 2014, 12:44:12 PM »
is it a worse to use my 2 free hyatt night in RI ?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #56 on: August 11, 2014, 04:42:48 PM »
Anybody has been to the newport Marriott?
40k points a night worth it?
Any feedback is much appreciated.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #57 on: August 11, 2014, 09:55:04 PM »
I'm staying at the Travelodge in Middletown.
$221 for 2 nights.
NM, it's a motel. :(

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #58 on: August 11, 2014, 10:42:56 PM »

NM, it's a motel. :(
could have told you that. Anything  decent hotel in Newport would cost more than that a night.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #59 on: August 12, 2014, 08:55:23 AM »
I was in Newport last summer and had a great time. It's a nice spot for a short (2 days) vacation. You should definitely rent those scooters. There are also many water activities to do there  and don't miss the sunset cruises. If your into spas, Newport has some great ones. I didn't stay at the Hyatt or daven at Turo so no comment on either of those.
Thanks Sport for the advice i really appricate it